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, the bookstore, go out of business. largely because of competition with amazon. >> reporter: based in seattle, amazon was started in the mid-'90s to sell books online. and for years made no profit. but it soon became clear that founder jeff bezos and his notoriously secretive company had bigger plans. they started expanding in the late 1990s into videos, music, games, electronics, kitchenware, clothing, shoes, jewelry, business services, information storage. amazon turned the corner to profitability in 2002, and today, amazon is a $100 billion global company. and though bezos declined our request for an interview, he recently told "fortune" magazine's andy serwer -- >> our goal is to be the most customer obsessed company. is there someone doing some element better than we? if so, how do we improve? >> online shopping is still only 10% of total retail. >> reporter: meaning amazon in all likelihood is just getting started. ben stein told me recently he has never seen a company dominate a market quite the way amazon is right now. this is a huge, huge story this holiday season. the big question,
month's election. coming up at 5:15 we'll take you to the ceremonies held today at seattle city hall. >>> and in our local weather we're wrapping up a beautiful weekend, lots of sunshine, temperatures on the rise this afternoon. lots of mid to upper 60s out there. right now on the maps on live stormtracker 2, no storms to track and just a few high clouds paid us a visit. this is the loop over the last few hours. mostly clear skies over a good portion of the bay area. as far as current numbers for the 5:00 number they are dropping back down to the 50s and 60s. napa like now 57 degrees. downtown san francisco, 66. and san josi, right about 61 degrees. reporting fair skies. overnight lows will be chilly overnight once again, so you definitely want to bundle up for work and school your monday morning. overnight readings in the upper 30s to santa rosa and to the 40s or san francisco and pacifica. san josi, 44 degrees. we're starting out the day in the chilly 30s and 40s. in the afternoon, most areas back into the mid to upper 60s once again. so not much of a change in temperatures, but i'
if they beat seattle on sunday. meantime the oakland raiders snapped a six-game losing streak. they bet the chiefs 16-0 yesterday. no touchdowns were scored. the raiders won with five field goals from sebastian. that was a home finale for oakland. they finish up the season visiting carolina and then san diego. >>> and the san francisco bulls head to san jose tonight to help cheer up hockey -- they are the minor league hockey team. they will play at hp pavilion. more than 17,000 free tickets were given out. the plan is to give shark fans a little hockey fix and give nearby businesses a boost in traffic because they have really suffered during this lockout. >>> time 5:48. i know sal gave both the 49ers and raiders a pep talk. it came through. >> it did. it's nice to have both area teams. >> i know you are focusing -- while you grab your microphone there i know sal is covering the roads which are very slippery out there. >> my mic fell. i'm going to have to do it the old fashion way. northbound on 101 at the matilda avenue off ramp. there is a crash. doesn't look like there is an injury cr
during a robbery in october. the couplee series of crimes ended in seattle when the washington's allegedly rammed a police car with the stolen suv. >>> a 23-year-old has been arrested for the shooting death of a teen in san jose but police say they don't believe she acted alone. the 17-year-old was found shot on pacific avenue in west san carlos on november 130th. >> the radio station behind the prank call to a london hospital is speaking out after a nurse tricked by the hoax committed suicide. two hosts called the hospital pretending to be the queen and the prince. they were asking about the dutchess of cambridge who was staying for severe morning sickness. the nurse was transferred -- did transfer the call to the dutchess's ward and she committed suicide and now the station is responding. >> the house have decided that the show will not return until further notice out of respect of what can only be called a tragedy. >> the palace said the prince and his wife are deeply saddened about the nurse's death saying they were both looked after wonderfully well. the 46-year-old lea
in december. so the 49ers play in seattle which is another good team on sunday. >>> the raiders beat the kansas city chiefs, 15-0. it was the raiders' first shoutout in ten years. the raiders won with five field goals with sebastian janikowski. and they finish up the season visiting carolina and san diego. >>> later today, raiders will be participating at a toy drive at a mall. the players will sign autographs in exchange for new, unranked toy donations. the benefits -- unwrapped toy donations. it starts at 6:00 and the -- 6:00 at the raiders' image store. >>> if you drive in san francisco, you know that parking is not cheap. but there is a way to save money. why some of the meters are cheaper than others. >>> and a moon mission is about to come to an end. why two nasa probes will deliberately crash into a mountain. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's tender, juicy chicken mcnuggets in creamy ranch and spicy buffalo sauce. just $4.99 for 20 of your favorite chicken mcnuggets. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male
northwest as well. seattle getting up to 48 degrees >> good morning. we will start out with some thick fog and some drizzle. it will be mild with a high >>> don't forget, get that weather any time you need it on weather channel on cable or weather.com. >>> new show set to air on mtv called "buck wild." one of the state's senators is calling the show a travesty. we'll talk to senator joe manchin in a minute. first, stephanie gosk has details. >> reporter: critics say this one, "buck wild" goes too far and accuse the network of profiting from offensive stereotypes. from partying to profanity -- >> i don't give a [ bleep ] what anyone thinks. >> reporter: subtle, it's not, but mtv is banking on "buck wild" with that recipe, sin and skin and a whole lot of drama. >> how disrespectful is that? >> "buck wild" is jersey shore out of control in west virginia, screaming, yelling, cursing, people being thrown all over the place. >> reporter: just an outrageous group of childhood friends from the rural foothills of west virginia. at least that's how mtv describes it. >> this is how you make tater sal
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